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Juliana Rincón Parra · November, 2011

Peruvian-Colombian with a BA in Drama and a passion for life, currently based in Colombia. I also work with the Participatory Culture Foundation on the Amara Subtitles project as the Central and South America Coordinator. I've been with Global Voices since 2006 when I started as a volunteer author for Costa Rica and it changed my life.

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Latest posts by Juliana Rincón Parra from November, 2011

Video: Plural+ 2011 Awards Young Filmmakers

Youth from around the globe were awarded in New York for their thought-provoking short films showing their proposals for making society more peaceful and multicultural by addressing the topics of...

Ecuador: Preserving and Protecting Natural Medicines

Ecuador's indigenous communities hold traditional knowledge of natural medicines and therapeutic use of plants. This documentary by iosphera shows the importance of preserving this knowledge from biopiracy for the future...

Video: Stop Motion using Google Street View

The Theory's short film Address Is Approximate features a desk toy who escapes the confines of the urban office in the only way he can, using a toy car and...

Video: Doctor Who Fans Walk 500 Miles

More than 200 fans of the long-running British science fiction show Doctor Who from 25 different countries sent in video clips and Tumblr user Kyle from the US put together a...

Global: 1 of 7 Billion Short Film Competition

The 1 of 7 Billion Short Film Competition is open to submissions for videos exploring one of the seven issues targeted by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 7 Billion...

Spain: Canary Islands Volcanic Activity at El Hierro

Although the community has been evacuated from the La Restinga in El Hierro Island of the Canary Islands due to increased earthquakes due to volcanic activity, scientists and journalists are...

11-11-11: Grab Your Cameras and Capture Life

Only a couple of days until 11/11/11, a date that will have people all over the world recording their lives through film and music. Participate in the 11Eleven project and...

Video: A Day in the Life of a Blind Person

Tommy Edison has been blind since birth and through YouTube videos he shows us how he deals with everyday activities that present challenges to him. He is also a movie...

Video: Opening a Coconut Hawaii Vs. Trinidad Style

The Presurfer points us towards this video contrasting two different styles of opening a green coconut to drink the water inside. One of them is definitely not for beginners!

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When I'm not working, if I'm online I'm usually :

Writing for Future Challenges

Adding crafty stuff on Pinterest.

Geeking out on Tumblr

Spreading the word about Universal Subtitles

And ever so often updating my blog [es]


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